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Contact Info

Harold J. Ambuehl Elementary 
28001 San Juan Creek Rd
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Main Line. . .  949-661-0400
Fax. . .  949-489-7266
Call In Sick. . .  949-661-3412
YMCA. . .  949-493-5327


School Hours

Grades 1-5
7:45 - 2:05 (M, W, Th, F)
7:45 - 12:50 (T)

Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.:
Early Birds -- 7:45- 11:38
Late Owls -- 9:15 - 1:08

Early Birds -- 7:45 - 11:38
Late Owls -- 7:45 - 11:38

Office Hours

The Ambuehl Elementary School office is open daily 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM


Call-In-Sick Line

Please utilize the Call-In-Sick line to report your child's absence or to clear an absence.

Call-In-Sick Line


School Resumes September 4

The staff at Ambuehl Elementary will be welcoming our families back to school on Thursday, September 4. Students will attend on a modified schedule:

Grades 1 - 5. . . 7:45 AM - 11:50 AM
Kindergarten. . .
          Early Birds . . . 7:45 AM - 8:58 AM
          Late Owls . . . 9:15 AM - 10:28 AM

Parents of Kindergarten children are requested to attend an orientation  with their children during the first school day.

Classes Posted Sept 3 at 3:00 PM

Classes for Ambuehl Elementary will be posted on Wednesday, September 3 at 3:00 PM. Families will also have the opportunity to join the Ambuehl PTA and purchase spirit wear. Also, check out the new Ambuehl PTA website at


If you have a Parent Portal Account, your child’s teacher will be listed on that account at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, as well.


Please note that these class placements are subject to change. Classes can be over or under enrolled at the beginning of the year, due to adds/drops and late registrations over the summer. As enrollment stabilizes once the school year begins, adjustments will be made.

Upcoming Road Closures

Road Closures Click Here for details of the upcoming I-5 FWY and Ortega HWY closures which will affect access to our school.


Soaring Eagle E-Mails (Listserv)

Click Here to subscribe to Soaring Eagle ListServ e-mails and receive these e-mail notifications directly from Curt Visca, Ambuehl's Principal.

New Student Online Enrollment

If your child is new to CUSD, please click here to complete your enrollment on-line.

Mr. DuCharme smiles during a class lesson. Mrs. Caestecker is ready for recess duty! Mrs. Bushell enjoys PTA McTeacher Night! Mrs. Tatarian smiles while in her classroom. Mrs. Chaddock in her classroom. Mrs. Young working with two students. Mr. Coon smiling while working with a group of students. Mrs. Devaney working with a student. Mrs. Fiorenza smiles while working with her kindergarten students. Mrs. Fleischer smiles while in her classroom. Mrs. Sullivan teaching a lesson. Mrs. Norgren smiles during a 5th grade lesson. Mrs. Weirath teaching students how to print the letter G.
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